Financial Analyst - Temporary

Toronto, ON

Employment Type: Temporary Industry: Brokerage/Finance Job Number: 64872
Financial Analyst - Temporary
Duration: 3 Month Contract
Location: Toronto
Compensation: $30 per hour
 
Our government-sector client is looking for a Financial Analyst to provide financially-informed analytical support to specific assigned divisions.  This role will entail generating settlement funds, performing reconciliations, investigating variances and managing various general ledger accounts in a high volume, complex transaction environment. If you have a strong attention to detail and can quickly learn new concepts and tools, this opportunity may be for you!

Responsibilities

  • Processing and reviewing transactions to ensure they are cleared, aggregated, apportioned, and settled.
  • Daily monitoring of the bank (i.e. EFT processes) to ensure completeness of settlement, and that settlement failures are investigated, captured, and corrected.
  • Conducts, participates in and oversees daily/weekly/monthly financial reconciliation and reporting processes and performs various financial analyses in support of the business operations.
  • Analyzing, investigating, uncovering and resolving process exceptions, out-of-balance situations and other operational finance incidents, as required.
  • Performing daily, weekly and monthly reconciliations and control points to ensure funds are balanced and creating journal entries for general ledger adjustments, as required.
  • Compiles daily, weekly and monthly reports (i.e. monthly financial status and performance).
  • Analyzes and/or reconciles various internal and external reports to ensure the completeness and integrity of the integrated reports (e.g. data extracts, financial system reports, third party reports).
  • Conducts and oversees financial analyses, projects and processes; conducts or participates in complex and comprehensive financial investigations.
  • Creates and applies reporting templates, financial models and automated processes to meet legal and corporate standards, including meeting deadlines.
  • Provides financially informed analytical support, understanding the financial and accounting impact of business processes and evaluating current and future business activities.
  • Provides subject matter expertise to support finance operational decisions, including accounting entries or development of business proposals and business cases as it affects the financial system and operating processes.
  • Ensuring financial processes and reconciliations are aligned with established procedures and controls and providing recommendations for improvements.
  • Works closely with auditors and others to maintain financial integrity of the business and increase understanding of financial applications, controls, and standards.
  • Collaborating and interacting with internal and/or external business partners and transit agencies, regarding regular reporting and responding to inquiries and information requests.

Qualifications

  • University degree in Commerce, Business, Finance, Accounting or a related discipline
  • CPA (CA, CMA, CGA) accounting designation (strongly preferred or working towards designation)
  • Experience as a Financial Analyst (3 years)
  • Knowledge of best practices related to financial services or payment industry
  • Experience guiding and mentoring other financial professionals on the team; establishing policies and procedures for analysis and reporting and reviewing their work when requested
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Excel, Access, PowerPoint; experience with MS Dynamics would be an asset
  • Ability to make recommendations for process and control improvements (e.g. automating technology/accounting practices) and provides clear practice, protocol and direction standards for internal and external partners
  • Ability to test new functionality from an accounting/reconciliation/financial control perspective
  • Strong time management and organizational skills, ability to multi-task and take direction from or work with multiple parties

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